Cherokee State Park, Aurora, KY- A blacks-only state park during the segregation era-only the third state park of its kind in the nation. Includes trailer, story, parks, credits, postcards, and contact information.
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Cherokee Trail of Tears Park, Hopkinsville, KY- Documented site of actual trail and campsites used during forced removal of the Cherokee people to “Indian Territory” in 1838 and 1839. Includes contact information, photographs, and history.
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Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus, KY- On display is a massive chain and six-ton anchor used to block the passage of Union gunboats down the Mississippi River. Includes trails, museum, camping, map & directions, events, photograph gallery, history, and contact information.
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Historic Iron Ore Furnaces, Golden Pond in Land between the Lakes, KY and TN- In 1830, this region was the third-largest producer of iron ore in the country. Includes photographs, history, and points of study.
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Historic Mantle Rock Native Education and Culture Center, Marion, KY- Its name came from a natural rock formation in western Kentucky by the Ohio River where three thousand Cherokees sought shelter while the river was frozen and impassable in the winter of 1838-1839. Includes photographs, history, genealogy, and contact information.
(270) 965-5882 | Map It | E-mail | Website
Mineral Mound State Park, Eddyville, KY- This Mississippian Indian mounds historic site was once the farm of Willis B. Machen, grandfather of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. Provides golf, fishing, trails, history, photograph gallery, and contact information.
(270) 388-3673 | Map It | Website
Oak Grove War Memorial Walking Trail, Oak Grove, KY- This mile-long trail features markers honoring all U.S. wars and conflicts. Special monuments are on site for Vietnam War Veterans. Casually stroll along the well-lit trail featuring plants native to this area and picnic tables.
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Wickliff Mounds State Historic Site, Wickliff, KY- An archaeological site of prehistoric Native Americans featuring a museum consisting of three excavated mounds and a mural of the Native American Village. Provides history, admission, hours of operation, photograph gallery, contact information, and things to do.
(270) 335-3681 | Map It | Website